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Embracing Vulnerability in Altered Motherhood: Jessica Patay's Story

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Το περιεχόμενο παρέχεται από το Kristina Driscoll. Όλο το περιεχόμενο podcast, συμπεριλαμβανομένων των επεισοδίων, των γραφικών και των περιγραφών podcast, μεταφορτώνεται και παρέχεται απευθείας από τον Kristina Driscoll ή τον συνεργάτη της πλατφόρμας podcast. Εάν πιστεύετε ότι κάποιος χρησιμοποιεί το έργο σας που προστατεύεται από πνευματικά δικαιώματα χωρίς την άδειά σας, μπορείτε να ακολουθήσετε τη διαδικασία που περιγράφεται εδώ https://el.player.fm/legal.

Jessica Patay's journey began with the diagnosis of her son, Ryan, having Prader-Willi Syndrome. Amidst feelings of loneliness and heartache, Jessica and her husband found solace in support groups and other families dealing with similar situations. Embracing her passion for connection and community, she founded the organization We Are Brave Together to empower caregiving moms while preserving their mental health. Jessica's experiences have taught her the importance of vulnerability and resilience, especially when life takes an unexpected turn.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Unearth the vital role self-care plays in keeping caregivers mentally healthy.
  • Explore the profound impact of camaraderie and shared experiences among caregivers.
  • Overcome the nervousness associated with raising funds for nonprofit organizations.
  • Delve into the intertwined relationship of resilience and vulnerability in caregiving.
  • Reveal the bravery behind taking incremental steps forward, even when faced with fear.

About Jessica:

Founder and Executive Director, Jessica Patay, is a mother, wife, and advocate for Caregiving Mothers of children with disabilities, mental health challenges, and all unique needs. She and her husband, Chris, reside in the Palos Verdes area of Southern California and have two sons

and a daughter. Their second son, Ryan, was born with a rare, medically complex genetic disorder called Prader-Willi syndrome. In 2017, Jessica launched a non-profit organization called We Are Brave Together, which focused on empowering, strengthening, and educating caregiver moms in their unique, diverse, and difficult journeys. Since then, We Are Brave Together has gracefully provided resources, respite, mentoring, and inspiration for moms caring for children or adult children of any age with any diagnosis, disability, or challenge, offering in-person and virtual support groups, workshops, retreats, and inspirational events for their growing troupe of 2,100 moms across 22 countries.

Connect with Jessica:

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Podcast
Facebook
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Twitter
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Connect with Kristina:
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Loved this episode? Leave us a review and rating here: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1660488233

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Manage episode 365311440 series 3430500
Το περιεχόμενο παρέχεται από το Kristina Driscoll. Όλο το περιεχόμενο podcast, συμπεριλαμβανομένων των επεισοδίων, των γραφικών και των περιγραφών podcast, μεταφορτώνεται και παρέχεται απευθείας από τον Kristina Driscoll ή τον συνεργάτη της πλατφόρμας podcast. Εάν πιστεύετε ότι κάποιος χρησιμοποιεί το έργο σας που προστατεύεται από πνευματικά δικαιώματα χωρίς την άδειά σας, μπορείτε να ακολουθήσετε τη διαδικασία που περιγράφεται εδώ https://el.player.fm/legal.

Jessica Patay's journey began with the diagnosis of her son, Ryan, having Prader-Willi Syndrome. Amidst feelings of loneliness and heartache, Jessica and her husband found solace in support groups and other families dealing with similar situations. Embracing her passion for connection and community, she founded the organization We Are Brave Together to empower caregiving moms while preserving their mental health. Jessica's experiences have taught her the importance of vulnerability and resilience, especially when life takes an unexpected turn.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Unearth the vital role self-care plays in keeping caregivers mentally healthy.
  • Explore the profound impact of camaraderie and shared experiences among caregivers.
  • Overcome the nervousness associated with raising funds for nonprofit organizations.
  • Delve into the intertwined relationship of resilience and vulnerability in caregiving.
  • Reveal the bravery behind taking incremental steps forward, even when faced with fear.

About Jessica:

Founder and Executive Director, Jessica Patay, is a mother, wife, and advocate for Caregiving Mothers of children with disabilities, mental health challenges, and all unique needs. She and her husband, Chris, reside in the Palos Verdes area of Southern California and have two sons

and a daughter. Their second son, Ryan, was born with a rare, medically complex genetic disorder called Prader-Willi syndrome. In 2017, Jessica launched a non-profit organization called We Are Brave Together, which focused on empowering, strengthening, and educating caregiver moms in their unique, diverse, and difficult journeys. Since then, We Are Brave Together has gracefully provided resources, respite, mentoring, and inspiration for moms caring for children or adult children of any age with any diagnosis, disability, or challenge, offering in-person and virtual support groups, workshops, retreats, and inspirational events for their growing troupe of 2,100 moms across 22 countries.

Connect with Jessica:

Web
Podcast
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
YouTube
Connect with Kristina:
Instagram
Facebook
Join our Podcasters Facebook Group
Website
Loved this episode? Leave us a review and rating here: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1660488233

  continue reading

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